Career Education (862)
862-460A. Navigating Life Transitions. (0.1 Credits)
The Navigating Career/Life Transitions course is designed to assist adults in learning strategies to adjust to job loss, identify the stages of transition, and assess attitude and its effect on a job search. As a result of participation, individuals will set goals that will optimize the transition to re-employment.
862-460B. MBTI & Strong. (0.1 Credits)
Participants in this course take the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and Strong Interest Inventory and receive a combined interpretation. Results are utilized to increase understanding of personality preferences and interests as they relate to occupational choices and educational options. The MBTI and Strong are taken online prior to this class. Access codes provided at time of registration.
862-460C. Integrating MBTI into Work. (0.1 Credits)
This workshop is designed to assist adults in using Jung's typology (MBTI type) in navigating career/life transitions. Participants will discover/confirm their strengths in order to make satisfying educational and occupational choices throughout their work lives.
862-460D. Tool Kit for Exploring Careers. (0.05 Credits)
Participants will gain self knowledge in the areas of skills, work values, decision making style and experience and relate it to employment and training options. Individuals use various websites to gain occupational information such as outlook, salary, skill requirements, pros and cons, etc.
862-701. HSED 5.09 Employ Career Aware. (2 Credits)
This lab-based course helps prepare the learner to gain employment and practice skills to retain a job.
862-740. Employability Skills. (2 Credits)
Students will be able to make appropriate decisions through the use of various career exploration exercises using interest, ability, personality and value assessment tools. Strategies for finding a job, writing a resume, filling out job applications, and getting further necessary education will also be covered. Students will participate in job interviewing exercises and will problem-solve issues pertaining to keeping a job.
862-772. Job Seeking Skills. (1 Credit)
Students will learn strategies for finding a job, writing a resume, filling out job applications and getting further education. Students participate in job interviewing exercises and problem solve issues pertaining to keeping a job. Satisfactory completion of this course meets one of the requirements for obtaining a High School Equivalency Diploma.
862-773. Career Success. (1 Credit)
Students will develop and demonstrate skills, behaviors and attitudes necessary for successful employment. Students will participate in individual and group activities to exhibit a positive personal image, practice good work habits and ethical behavior, accept responsibility, cooperate with others, and implement goal setting practices. Learners will assess behavior in school, work or community environments and understand the impact of values and conduct on their environments. Students will develop an employment plan and academic and career portfolios. This course is a required component in the Competency Award Program (CAP) basic education certificate program.
862-775. Work Experience-Alternative HS. (3 Credits)
Alternative high school students participate in a planned and monitored work experience activity through part-time employment or through a simulated work experience that includes job research and shadowing and/or volunteer work.
862-776. Careerview. (1 Credit)
This course is designed to provide an overview of the career development and job search processes to satisfy the Employability Skills requirement for the High School Equivalency Diploma program. Career development activities include assessment of skills, interests, values, personality preferences, decision making style in order to make satisfying educational and occupational choices throughout an individual's work life. Job search includes draft resume and cover letter development, application completion and interviewing skill development.